News

Albemarle Taxpayers Give Budget Feedback To Supervisors

Albemarle Taxpayers Give Budget Feedback To Supervisors

Photo: WINA

  • Albemarle residents had one more chance Tuesday night to lobby the county supervisors before they adopt a new tax rate and approve a new budget. Amy Gore is the mother of a high school student who spent spring break looking at colleges.  Gore says college representatives told her that Western Albemarle High School enjoys a good reputation. She says she fears that won’t be the case if the county has to increase class sizes  Other speakers declared the county schools have too many administrators. They got a response from Stacy England, the assistant principal at Burley Middle School.  England says she and her principal stay busy supervising a total of 65 faculty memers.  The supervisors are considering a new property tax rate of 80.8 cents for every $100 of assessed value. They will adopt new tax rates and an updated county budget on April 15th. 

     

Latest Stories

in National

Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

mp

Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

beatles

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

royals

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.